Tag: CA – Pimachiowin Aki

Rural Landscapes and Sustainable Development: International Day for Monuments and Sites 2019; Mechtild Rossler; Unesco

Source: Rural Landscapes and Sustainable Development: International Day for Monuments and Sites 2019

Canada’s first mixed UNESCO heritage site may lead to more protected Indigenous areas; Anna Desmarias; iPolitics

The designation of a large strip of boreal forest as Canada’s first mixed UNESCO World Heritage site just might help Indigenous groups gain more control over their ancestral lands. Pimachiowin Aki is a 30,000-kilometre swath of land straddling the Ontario-Manitoba border. The Anishnaabe people have lived for thousands of years and the area is currently […]

Source: Canada’s first mixed UNESCO heritage site may lead to more protected Indigenous areas – iPolitics

‘Treasure for our peoples’: First cultural and natural World Heritage Site in Canada spanning Man-Ont border declared; Beth MacDonell; CTV News

A large swath of boreal forest spanning the Manitoba- Ontario border has been recognized by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO] as a World Heritage Site.

Source: ‘Treasure for our peoples’: First cultural and natural World Heritage Site in Canada spanning Man-Ont border declared